Solutions Summit gathers solutions for the 17 Sustainable Development Goals

The second annual Solutions Summit is a catalytic gathering that will take place at UN Headquarters in NY on the evening of 21 September 2016 during UN General Assembly week. Solutions Summit 2016 will highlight projects advancing the objectives of one or more of these upcoming global Summits and Conferences: UN Summit for Refugees and Migrants – UNHQ NY – September 2016 UN Habitat III Conference – Ecuador – October 2016 UN Climate Change Conference – Morocco – November 2016 Open Government Partnership Global Summit – France – December 2016 Oceans Conference – Fiji – June 2017 _WHAT ARE THE INTENDED OUTCOMES? During the Solutions Summit, a group of selected global innovators will be invited to give a ‘lightning talk’ outlining their breakthrough efforts to a juxtaposed audience of senior policymakers who have the means to pave solid regulatory foundations, investors who care deeply about long-term change and impact, and […]

The second annual Solutions Summit is a catalytic gathering that will take place at UN Headquarters in NY on the evening of 21 September 2016 during UN General Assembly week.

Solutions Summit 2016 will highlight projects advancing the objectives of one or more of these upcoming global Summits and Conferences:

UN Summit for Refugees and Migrants – UNHQ NY – September 2016

UN Habitat III Conference – Ecuador – October 2016

UN Climate Change Conference – Morocco – November 2016

Open Government Partnership Global Summit – France – December 2016

Oceans Conference – Fiji – June 2017

_WHAT ARE THE INTENDED OUTCOMES?

During the Solutions Summit, a group of selected global innovators will be invited to give a ‘lightning talk’ outlining their breakthrough efforts to a juxtaposed audience of senior policymakers who have the means to pave solid regulatory foundations, investors who care deeply about long-term change and impact, and industry leaders who are able to deploy quickly and at scale. The gathering will serve as a catalyst to convene resources and talent around solution-makers.

_WHO IS ORGANIZING THE EFFORT?

Solutions Summit is led by the UN Foundation, the UN Non-Governmental Liaison Service (UN-NGLS) and the Global Innovation Exchange, in collaboration with the Global Entrepreneurship Council, and the Sustainable Development Solutions Network, with an open invitation for governments and other partners to join. UN-NGLS is coordinating the open and transparent application and selection process to curate solutions to be featured during the Solutions Summit.

_SUBMIT YOUR PROJECT OR APPLY FOR SELECTION COMMITTEE

http://bit.ly/Solutions-Summit-2016-Apply

_DEADLINES

21 August 2016:  Apply to be a part of the Selection Committee
28 August 2016:  Submit proposals for inclusion in the Solutions Summit
Source: UNLGS